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The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay : with an account of its origin and present state
Bib ID 813294
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814
 
Description London : Printed by T. Maiden for Ann Lemoine and J. Roe, 1807 
58 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 16 cm. 
Series

Pocket navigator ; v. 3.

Summary

Early account of the settlement of Sydney region compiled for popular consumption - p.1-29 summary of original work - includes imaginative illustration of rock engravings described by Phillip (p.22); p.38-39 meeting with Bannalong and Calebe, spearing of Phillip; p.44ff racial violence, Aboriginal economic privation; kidnapping; economy, appearance and character; gender relations; small pox, hunting and fishing, spears and spearthrowers, canoes, dancing and music, child bearing, mortuary customs - infanticide, huts, funeral of Ba-rang-a-roo Ben-nil-long's wife; assessment of Aboriginal society - the highest love of liberty and nature.

Notes

A chapter-book forming part of vol. 3 of The pocket navigator : consisiting of a collection of the most select voyages. Originally issued in monthly parts.

National Library of Australia's FC F450 copy separately bound in plain blue boards with decorative end pages. Includes original blue publisher's wrappers with series information and also additional series title page for volume 3. Has substantial uncut pages and bears spine title: Phillip's voyage.

National Library of Australia's FRM F450-3 copy half bound in brown leather with marbled boards. Bound with: The narrative of the Hon. John Byron, containing an account of the great distresses suffered by himself and his companions ... ; The voyage of Captain Wallis round the world ; and, The voyage of Captain Henry Wilson, principally relating to his shipwreck ...

National Library of Australia's FRM F450-6 copy in original blue publisher's wrappers and also includes additional series title page for volume 3.

Library's F450 (NL, 41159) copy quarter bound in leather; inscribed "Wm. Widger's book 1835" with other annotations throughout; accessioned Commonwealth National Library.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 450

Subjects Convicts -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Sydney Region.  |  Weapons.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Dance.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Technology.  |  Habitation.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Cremation.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Gender relations - Division of labour.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  New South Wales -- Description and travel.  |  Warrane / Sydney Cove (NSW SI56-05)  |  Botany Bay (S Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Broken Bay (N Sydney area NSW SI56-05)

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